bring forth, usually something desirable;
"The committee came up with some interesting recommendations"
result or issue;
"A slight unpleasantness arose from this discussion"
move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody;
"He came singing down the road"
"Come with me to the Casbah"
"come down here!"
"come out of the closet!"
"come into the room"
come to the surface
originate or come into being;
"a question arose"
"The fog lifted"
"The smoke arose from the forest fire"
"The mist uprose from the meadows"
"These names came up in the discussion"
start running, functioning, or operating;
"the lights went on"
"the computer came up"
get something or somebody for a specific purpose;
"I found this gadget that will serve as a bottle opener"
"I got hold of these tools to fix our plumbing"
"The chairman got hold of a secretary on Friday night to type the urgent letter"
come up, of celestial bodies;
"The sun also rises"
"The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."
gather (money or other resources) together over time;
"She had scraped together enough money for college"
"they scratched a meager living"
gather or bring together;
"muster the courage to do something"
"she rallied her intellect"
"Summon all your courage"
- The snowdrops are just beginning to come up.
- You've come up in the world, haven't you?
- He came up and introdued himself.
- He was born poor,and came up the hard way.
- The question hasn't come up yet.
- The flowers are just beginning to come up.